Ko.re.i.bac’ter N.L. n. Korea, Korea; N.L. masc. n.bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n.Koreibacter, a Korean rod, a rod isolated from Korea, referring to the site from which the type strain of the type species was isolated
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
P. Schumann ORG. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes; Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2012; 62:755.
Koreibacter is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1